WWIII Pop Culture: By Dawn’s Early Light Part II

By Dawn’s Early Light’s greatest asset is its combination of cast and perspective. The story structure is the engine that propels the plot. Instead of one storyline, By Dawn’s gives the viewer four major plotlines moving in the same direction, all closing in on the same convergence point. It has more in common with a …

World War III Pop Culture: A Review of Threads Part III

  In Threads, nuclear weapons strike targets in Great Britain on the morning of 26 May, 1988 around 8:30 AM GMT. At this point war appears imminent and Britons are preparing themselves and their families as best they can. An off-camera narrator explains how it is now 3:30AM in Washington and the Western response to …